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​​​Ownership and system of responsability of the Electronic Site of the Ministry of Justice​.

Article 3. 2 of Royal Decree 1671/2009, of 6 November, which partially implements Law 11/2007, of 22 June, on citizens' electronic access to public services, determines that the Order creating the Site must identify its owner, as well as the body or bodies in charge of management and the services made available to citizens therein.

In compliance with this precept, article 4 a) of Order JUS/458/2010 of 25 February, which creates the Electronic Site of the Ministry of Justice, establishes that the Electronic Site of the Ministry of Justice ( is owned and is the responsibility of the Under-Secretariat of the Department.

With regard to the liability regime of the Site, this article states:

  1. The Information and Communications Technology Division will be responsible for the technological management of the site.
  2. Those responsible for the management, content and services made available to citizens on the electronic site shall be the heads of the Department's management centres and, where appropriate, of the bodies that are incorporated into the Site. Responsibility shall correspond to the competences attributed to each of the holders by the legislation in force.
  3. The management of the common contents of the site and coordination with the Department's management centres and the Bodies incorporated, where appropriate, into the site shall be the responsibility of the Department's Under-Secretariat.

In accordance with Art. 10.2 of Law 11/2007, of 22 June, on citizens' electronic access to Public Services, "the establishment of an electronic site entails the responsibility of the owner for the integrity, veracity and updating of the information and services that can be accessed through it".

Article 7.1 of the Royal Decree partially implementing the aforementioned Law adds that "The owner of the electronic site that contains a link to another site for which a different public body or administration is responsible, shall not be responsible for the integrity, veracity or updating of that linked site. The site shall establish the necessary means for the citizen to know whether the information or service he is accessing corresponds to the headquarters itself or to an access point that does not have the character of a site or to a third party".

In this sense, the E-Office indicates through messages concerning the links whether by accessing them you leave the E-Office or remain in it.

General conditions of use of the Electronic Site of the Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice informs you that access to and use of the website and all the subdomains and directories included therein (, as well as the services or content that may be obtained through it, are subject to the terms detailed in this Legal Notice, without prejudice to the fact that access to any of the said services or content may require the acceptance of additional General Conditions.

Therefore, if you do not agree with the provisions detailed in this Legal Notice, please do not use the Portal, as any use you make of it or of the services and contents included in it will imply your acceptance of the legal terms set out in this text.

The Ministry of Justice reserves the right to make changes to the Portal without prior notice, in order to update, correct, modify, add or delete the contents of the Portal or its design.

The contents and services offered by the Portal are updated periodically. Due to the fact that information is not updated immediately, we suggest that you always check the validity and accuracy of the information, services and content contained in the Portal.

The terms and conditions contained in this Notice may change, so please review these terms when you revisit the Portal.


The Ministry of Justice expressly prohibits the carrying out of or the use by third parties of any other mechanisms that alter the design, original configuration or contents of its Portal.

Intellectual and industrial property

Both the design of the Portal and its source codes, as well as the logos, brands and other distinctive signs that appear on it, belong to the Ministry of Justice or collaborating entities and are protected by the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights.

Their use, reproduction, distribution, public communication, transformation or any other similar or analogous activity is strictly prohibited without the express authorisation of the Ministry of Justice.

The licence granted to the user to use any content on this Site is limited to the downloading of said content and the private use thereof, provided that said content remains unabridged and that the source of said content is cited (Law 37/2007, of 16 November, on the re-use of public sector information).

Consult the reusable information made available by the Ministry of Justice and the conditions for reuse in the open data section of its electronic portal.

​Electronic Certificates Policy.Requeriment

In order to access the procedures of the Ministry of Justice using an electronic certificate, you must prove your identity and electronically sign the documents submitted.

For these purposes, digital certificates supported by the @firma Platform will be accepted, i.e. those issued by recognised service providers that can be consulted on the website of the Higher Council for Electronic Administration of the Ministry of the Presidency.

Use of co-official languages in the Electronic Site

The Sixth Additional Provision of Law 11/2007, of 22 June, on citizens' electronic access to Public Services, in its first section determines that the use of the official languages of the State will be guaranteed in relations between citizens and the Public Administrations by electronic means, in the terms established in Law 30/1992, of 26 November, on the Legal System for Public Administrations and Common Administrative Procedure, and in the regulations applicable in each case.

For these purposes, the electronic sites whose owner has competence over territories with a co-official language regime will enable access to their contents and services in the corresponding languages.

The systems and applications used in the electronic management of procedures shall be adapted to the provisions regarding the use of co-official languages in Article 36 of Law 30/1992 of 26 November on the Legal Regime of the Public Administrations and Common Administrative Procedure.

The use of the co-official languages in any part of this site does not prejudge their admissibility in all the procedures included in this site, which will be resolved in each case by applying the procedural rules mentioned above.

Applicable law and jurisdiction

The applicable law in the event of a dispute or conflict of interpretation of the terms that make up this Legal Notice, as well as any question related to the services of this Portal, shall be Spanish law.

For the resolution of any conflict that may arise from visiting the Portal or from the use of the services that may be offered therein, the Ministry of Justice and the User agree to submit to the Courts and Tribunals of the User's domicile, provided that the same is located in Spanish territory.​ 

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